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(Placename) a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo: a centre of copper and cobalt production. Pop: 345 000 (2005 est). Former name: Jadotville


(lɪˈkɑ si)

a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo. 299,118. Formerly, Jadotville.
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Until 2006, the focus was on providing cover for the three most economically important towns: Lubumbasi, Likasi and Kolwezi.
Lubumbashi and 86 kilometres south-west of the town of Likasi.
Fifty others were trapped inside the cargo train after 12 of its carriages flipped off the track in the accident near Likasi, a mining town between Lubumbashi and Kolwezi in the copper and cobalt-rich southeast.
These studies were conducted in Bukavu (South Kivu), (30) Bwamanda (Equateur province), (24) Kimpese (Bas Congo), (25) Kinshasa (Kinshasa province), (24) Kisangani (Orientale Province), (26, 30) Likasi (31) and Lubumbashi (26) (Katanga province), and Mbuji Mayi (Kasai Oriental).
3% cobalt, was transported some 40km to a generator powered, modular DMS (Dense Media Separator) plant and spirals near Likasi for processing.
Les constructions dans les deux cites etaient egalement differentes, de meme que l'organisation de la vie sociale et economique, comme l'a par ailleurs indique Valentin Yves Mudimbe (17) citant ainsi Kapolowe, bourgade congolaise situee au bord du chemin de fer entre les villes de Lubumbashi (Elisabethville) et Likasi (Jadothville).
But this process is even more intense and painful further out in the bush, in a place called Likasi.
This permit is located just north of Lubumbashi and its southern boundary is located just south of the Likasi Road/Airport road junction.
Kibamba Exploration Permit 851 is located approximately 75 kilometrers west of the town of Likasi, within the DRC portion of the Central African Copperbelt, and is accessed by dirt road.
The site is adjacent to the main rail, road and power lines running between Lubumbashi, Likasi and Kolwezi on the Katanga Copper Belt .
Under the Inga I refurbishment framework, the SNEL also recently bought 24 electrical transfbrmers from Zimbabwe, varying in capacity between 500 and 630 kVA, to improve electricity supply in Katanga, mainly in Lubumbashi, Likasi, Kolwezi and Kalemie.